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Production

2015 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

STRONG ADVOCATES FOR AGRICULTURE GLENCOE FARMER DAVE McEachren was selected to represent Canadian soybean growers in the 2015 American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leader Program. He provided us with a first-hand account of his [Read more]

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Web special

2015 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

STRONG ADVOCATES FOR AGRICULTURE WEB SPECIAL GLENCOE FARMER DAVE McEachren was selected to represent Canadian soybean growers in the 2015 American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young Leader Program. He provided us with a first-hand account [Read more]

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Public Outreach

Farm safety

EDUCATION AND AWARENESS Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Be a safety champion The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are encouraging all Canadians to become farm safety champions as a [Read more]

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Future of grain

Future of grain

HIGHLIGHTING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY IN GRAIN PRODUCTION AND UTILIZATION Bees Matter Grain Farmers of Ontario has joined other farm organizations and agricultural industry members in support of an initiative called ‘Bees Matter’. The goal of [Read more]

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A costly lesson

LEASING LAND IT’S THE MIDDLE of November 2014. At the edge of a soybean field on the outskirts of Temiskaming Shores, a wood post has just been hammered into the ground. On it is nailed [Read more]

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Research

Research roundup

FIND OUT WHAT’S NEW IN THE WORLD OF RESEARCH Select the best control for volunteer Enlist corn Kyra Lightburn Not all herbicides are equal when it comes to controlling volunteer Enlist herbicide-resistant corn, according to [Read more]

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Crop rotation pays off

IOWA RESEARCH CONFIRMS NET RETURNS A TEN-YEAR FIELD study in central Iowa shows three- and four-year crop rotations achieving better net returns per acre than a two-year corn-soybean rotation, according to Dr. Matt Liebman, an [Read more]

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Soil improvement

RECOMMENATIONS FROM RESEARCHERS HOW TO RAMP-UP soil health and maintain good ground has been the focus of field studies for several years. Researchers are revisiting basic soil health concepts and reminding producers of their importance [Read more]

Cropside

Cropside: And the survey says!

AGRONOMIC INFORMATION FROM ONTARIO'S CROP SPECIALISTS

CORN LEAF DISEASES occur every year across the province. A survey conducted in 2014 by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Ottawa and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs found northern corn leaf [Read more]

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Features

Keeping weeds in the dark

UTILIZING COVER CROPS SEEING EVEN THE  tiniest sliver of sunlight is all most weed seeds need to germinate — but if they sense that there is a thick plant canopy above them, they won’t emerge. [Read more]